Mexico


 


Que la esclavitud se proscriba para siempre y lo mismo la distinción de castas, quedando todos iguales, y sólo distinguirá a un americano de otro el vicio y la virtud…Que en la nueva legislación no se admita la tortura.
—José María Morelos, 1813
Entre los individuos como entre las naciones, el respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz.
— Benito Juárez, 1867

A step forward in addressing discrimination

Police corruption — an inside view:

Reforms in Guanajuato foreshadow Mexico’s future—the profile that presaged Vicente Fox’s triumphal presidential bid four years later

Decentralization and civic action chip away at authoritarian rule:

Democracy and human rights

The article that exposed the Salinas myth more than five years before his fall from grace

Misuse and corruption of the army

How Washington misreads and patronizes Mexico, and the consequences

Outcome of 1997 election: Mexico’s democratic revolution, part one

Electoral fraud and machinations under the PRI

Political corruption under the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI)

A dysfunctional drug war, plagued by corruption

Chiapas: Racism and repression foster marginalization, rebellion

Historic documents